Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh. image
Photographer: Kitty Kohout           

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Kitty Kohout

Kurt Stüber

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Dryopteridaceae
Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh.
bladder fern, brittle bladder fern, northern fragile fern
Cystopteris: from Greek cystis, "bladder," and pteris, "fern"
fragilis: brittle
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial fern
Habitat: amid rocks in woods
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Cystopteris dickieana Sim
Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh. subsp. dickieana (Sim) Hyl.
Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh. var. angustata Lawson
Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh. var. fragilis
Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh. var. woodsioides H.Christ
Filix fragilis (L.) Gilib.
Polypodium fragile L.

         
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